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Commercial Industrial Placement 2020

Salary notes: 
£20,000 per annum
Job/scheme locations: 
Hammersmith, London
Type of opportunity: 
Application deadline: 

If you’re a results-driven worker with a strong eye for business, then there’s no better experience than an industrial placement with the Commercial team at L'Oréal. We give you the responsibility you need to thrive and make a real difference during your time here.

You will...

Working in one of our National Accounts Teams, you’ll be given the responsibility to liaise with major clients such as Boots, ASOS or John Lewis to name a few, and help strike successful commercial deals to provide mutually beneficial business solutions. You’ll be communicating with external companies and making smart business decisions, while using your analytical skills to make perceptive judgements.

As the face of L’Oréal to our retailers, good communication is key! You will also use this skill to work closely with numerous other teams within L’Oréal such as Marketing, Supply Chain and Finance, further broadening your experience with us.

Day-to-day you may be...

  • Tracking and analysing sales figures, promotions and new product launches
  • Supporting your team/account in tailoring new launches and maximising their success
  • Identifying new business opportunities
  • Accurately forecasting promotions and launch quantities
  • Taking on and managing your own projects, long and short term with the potential to present your findings to senior management
  • Attending product launch events in collaboration with our retailers as the face of L’Oreal
  • Assisting our retailers on their social media platforms, working with the marketing teams to propose plans and implement them
  • Regular in-store visits to track your brands, competitor activity and launches across all retailer
  • Working with retailers on collaborative ideas to support growth in the account/brand.

You have...

In order to be successful in this role you will have:

  • A results driven mentality with an ability to achieve set objectives
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills
  • A strong analytic background and the ability to study and interpret complex information to drive business decisions and highlight opportunities for growth
  • Confident in using Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong organisational skills and ability to prioritise effectively
  • Confident in presenting
  • Actively seek innovative business solutions and suggest new ideas
  • Proactive individual, able to self-manage projects, adjust priorities and work under pressure.
  • Showcase a high level of autonomy to support your customers.
  • Promote a customer-centric attitude and ensure that you can balance and compliment the needs of the business with that of your accounts.

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More about this vacancy

Start date: 
July 2020
Number of vacancies: 
11 to 20
Life assurance, Pension scheme (with company contribution), Season ticket loan
Days' holiday: 
Extra benefits: 
Staff Shop with up to 70% Discount, Free Haircuts, Free Yoga Classes, Subsidised Canteen

Degree subjects accepted:

All degree subjects accepted
Skills required: 
Microsoft Office Skills


Accepts applications from students / graduates requiring a work permit?: